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A Summer Song

by George Peele

When as the rye reach to the chin,

And chopcherry, chopcherry ripe within,
Strawberries swimming in the cream,
And school-boys playing in the stream;
Then O, then O, then O my true love said,
Till that time come again,
She could not live a maid.

Peele, George. A Summer Song. URL: http://www.bootlegbooks.com/Poetry/OxfordEnglishVerse/obev034.html

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